Report: North Korea, Eritrea Have Highest Rates of Modern Slavery

North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates of modern slavery, a global survey released Thursday found.

The Global Slavery Index estimates that 40.3 million people worldwide were subjected to modern-day slavery in 2016. The …

YOUTH ENCOURAGED TO BE AGENTS OF CHANGE

BELA BELA, SOUTH AFRICA, South African Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves to the historic task of being agents of change and leading the reconstruction as well as …

SOUTH AFRICAN PUBLIC SERVICE IN GEORGIA TO ATTEND 5TH OPEN GOVT SUMMIT

PRETORIA, South African Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has left for Tblisi, Georgia, to participate in the 5th Open Government Partnership Global Summit which began there on Tuesday.

The OGP is a multi-national …

MINISTER QUESTIONS QUALITY OF CONVEYOR BELTS AT SOUTH AFRICAN MINE WHERE SIX MINERS DIED

PHARABORWA, SOUTH AFRICA, The Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, has questioned the quality of the underground conveyor belt at Palabora Mining Company in this town in Limpopo Province following an underground inspection of the …

Briefing Security Council on West Africa, Sahel, Special Representative Warns Volatility Could Reverse Democratic Gains in Region

Recent developments in West Africa and the Sahel have been characterized by both volatility and democratic gains, the top United Nations official in the region told the Security Council today, warning that the latter are …